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Chainmail is a medieval miniature wargame created by Gary Gygax and Jeff Perren. Gygax developed the core medieval system of the game by expanding on rules authored by his fellow Lake Geneva Tactical Studies Association member Perren, a hobby-shop owner with whom he had become friendly. Guidon Games released the first edition of Chainmail in 1971 as its first miniature wargame and one of its three debut products. Chainmail was the first game designed by Gygax that was available for sale as a professional product. It included a heavily Tolkien-influenced "Fantasy Supplement", which made Chainmail the first commercially available set of rules for fantasy wargaming, though it follows many hobbyist efforts from the previous decade. Dungeons & Dragons began as a Chainmail variant, and Chainmail pioneered many concepts later used in Dungeons & Dragons, including armor class and levels, as well as various spells, monsters and magical powers.
- publishers: Guidon Games, TSR
"Chainmail" is a book published in 2001 that was written by Diane Carey.
- language: English Language
- genre: Speculative fiction
- subject: American science fiction
- copyright: 2001-08
- released in (14 years ago)
Chainmail a.k.a. Mail is a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh.
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Dungeons and Desktops (2008)
The History of Computer Role-Playing Games by Matt Barton
were avid wargamers, and Chainmail is a clear precursor to what would soon evolve into fantasy role- playing as we know it today. There are other connections between wargaming and CRPGs ...
Digital Upgrades, Applying Moore's Law to Health by James D. Westwood
3D ChainMail is a simple technique but is able to handle in realtime large datasets and large deformations. An object is modelled as a set of point elements , linked in a uniform rectilinear mesh. In contrast to FEM, where complex calculation is ...
by Ian McNeil
By thethirteenth century the penetrative power of the crossbowand longbow, together with the crushing blows which couldbe deliveredby themace, meant that chainmail armour was no longer effectiveand plate armour began to beintroduced.
An A - Z Book of Tips and Tricks the Official Guides Don't Teach You by Megan Miller
The only way to get chainmail armor is to trade with villagers, or from rare drops by a skeleton or zombie Adorable and deadly, baby zombies (and baby zombie villagers) won't. eggs, explosions, fire, fireballs from blazes or ghasts, fire charges , ...
by William Dwight Whitney
A gorget or standard of chainmail ...
Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese by Steven H. Gale
Chainmail, who wishes to revive the ways of the Middle Ages, and ...
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Printed at 2x and 0 shells.
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- Chainmail Bag
Full of dice.
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- Chainmail Ball
Was taking some pictures for a friend, she has an etsy store here...
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- Chainmail bikini girl
She had no body-modesty at all! And did have a bodyguard hovering around just in case (grabby fanboys, wardrobe malfunction, etc.)
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- Mountfitchet Castle Chainmail
There's pleany of armor dotted around the castle. Much of it is available to try on
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- Chainmail Skullcap headgear
Handmade from wire to design
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- Chainmail Sheep
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- 'Abstract' Chainmail
Just regular old chainmail. European 4 in 1.
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1I1N1M3A1I1L1
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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